The New Deal Chapter 21
Federal Housing Administration pg. 817
insured millions of long term mortgages issues by private banks
Who sponsored it? President Hoover
Sit-Down Strike pg. 820
tactic adopted by labor unions in the mid and late 1930s, whereby striking workers refused to leave factories, making production impossible; proved highly effective in the organizing drive of the Congress of Industrial Organizations.
Congress of Industrial Organizations pg. 820
this organization set out to create unions in the main bastions of the American economy. It aimed at nothing less than to secure "economic freedom and industrial democracy" for American workers - a fair share in the wealth produced by their labor, and a voice in determining the conditions under which they worked.
Share Our Wealth Movement pg. 823
"kingfish" launched the movement with the slogan "every man a king". It called for the confiscation of most of the wealth of the richest Americans in order to finance an immediate grant of $5000 and a guaranteed job and annual income for all citizens.
Works Progress Administration pg. 825
The program under Harry Hopkins direction, the establishment that hired some 3 million Americans in virtually every walk of life, each year until it ended in 1943.
Wagner Act pg. 826
"labor magna carta"
welfare state pg. 826
Social Security Act pg. 826
Court-packing plan pg. 832
minimum wage laws pg. 833
Indian New Deal
the Popular Front pg 841
Scottsboro boys pg 843
House Un-American Activities Committee pg 845